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1/7/2020
King Cake is King on the Northshore If Mardi Gras has a smell, it’s got to be the seductive cinnamon-y aroma of freshly-baked king cake. Topped with icing and sprinkles of purple, green and gold, the Mardi Gras colors, its arrival in
12/29/2019
Rest and Relaxation in Louisiana Northshore By: Merry Kuchle | Merry About Town Blog Every great vacation should be a mix of go, go, go and rest and relaxation. After 3 busy days in New Orleans, heading over the Lake Ponchatrain bridge to the
8/29/2018
Behold the Praline Confection Perfection First things first. It’s PRAW-leen. Pronouncing praline PRAY-leen will tag you as a tourist quicker than wearing a NY Mets ball cap. (Not that a polite Southerner would tell you you’re saying it
7/18/2017
Snowballs: A cool, sweet summer treat When the weather heats up, snowball stands pop up across St. Tammany Parish like mushrooms after a rain. There’s a stand every few blocks, each offering its own take on everyone’s summer cool-down